Telmatobius intermedius Vellard, 1951

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Telmatobiidae > Genus: Telmatobius > Species: Telmatobius intermedius

Telmatobius intermedius Vellard, 1951, Mem. Mus. Hist. Nat. Javier Prado, 1: 29. Syntypes: MUSM 238.2-4; 238.2 and 238.4 not located by Lavilla, 1988, Alytes, 7: 18. Morales, Carrillo, and Ortega, 1990, Publ. Mus. Hist. Nat. Univ. Nac. Mayor San Marcos, 33: 4, MUSM 3752 as holotype, constituting a lectotype designation by implication under the Code then in force. Type locality: "Allipacca cerca de Puquio, 3,300 m., sobre la vertiene Pacifica de los Andes, 14° 40′ L. S.", Peru.

English Names

Allipaca Water Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 85).


Known only from the type locality on the western slopes of the Andes in Peru.


See comments by Lehr, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 53.

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